Business and political leaders are increasingly asking schools to integrate development of skills such as problem solving, critical thinking, and collaboration into the teaching and learning of academic subjects. Collectively these skills are often referred to as “21st century skills” or “deeper learning.”
Meet the First Digital Generation. Now Get Ready to Play by Their Rules Wired They are the Nisei of cyberspace—the first generation born into a world that has never not known digital life and so never had to adjust to it as the rest of us settlers...
While we’ve witnessed many effective approaches to incorporating iPads successfully in the classroom, we’re struck by the common mistakes many schools are making with iPads, mistakes that are in some cases crippling the success of these initiatives.
PowerPoint has become the go-to solution for public-speaking amateurs and pros alike, but the tired tool has also become like a lullaby for audiences everywhere. Use these software alternatives and pro tips to step up your ...
Students will be using everyday technology like the iPad and other mobile devices in their future careers. It's important to teach students the appropriate use of these devices and how to take full advantage of their benefits as a ...
AUSTRALIAN schools are faced with the controversial decision about whether to allow students to bring their own smartphones and tablets to school as the computers supplied by the federal government reach the end of their lifespan.
Have you ever Googled yourself ? Have you ever checked your virtual identity? Do you know that you leave a digital footprint every time you get online? Do you know that whatever you do online is accumulated into a digital dossier traceable by others? These and several other similar questions are but the emerging tip of the sinking iceberg--one that is packed full of concerns related to issues of our online identity and privacy issues.
Thoughtful Learning: Curriculum for 21st Century Skills, Inquiry, Project-based Learning, and Problem-based Learning, including Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking, Problem Solving, Communicating, Collaborating, Building Arguments, Understanding...
ZoomNotes is the most versatile visual notetaking app for the iPad and iPhone, allowing you to zoom in and out without limits.
Bookmarks can be used to animate through your document, presenting the information in really intuitive way. Used in conjunction with sub-documents these give a unique way of conveying the structure of your presentation. Output to the iPad screen, an AirPlay device, an external screen/projector or to a video.
Want your website to look great on smartphones, tablets, PCs and even TVs? Learn how to go fully responsive.
The Web and the mobile browsers remain one of the top ways that users interact with websites and if they have trouble on their smartphone, there is a good chance they are not coming back.
That’s where responsive design can help.
Responsive design is a concept where you build your website once and then format it so it can adapt to any screen size that accesses it. Designers use HTML5 and CSS to build the sites and set parameters so the content will resize itself whether the user is in vertical or horizontal viewing mode, on a tablet, desktop or smartphone or even a screen as large as a television...
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